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Research based partly on the Millennium Cohort Study highlights the rise in family breakdowns and attributes this more to cohabiting relationships ending, than marriages ending in divorce.
Children’s different rates of progress in their first two years at school are still largely driven by their parents’ social class, a UK-wide study has concluded
The Millennium generation of Welsh children may not have had the easiest start in life but most of them appear to be in excellent health and they have many friends, a new report suggests.
The Millennium generation of UK children may have the most educationally ambitious mothers ever, a new study suggests. No less than 97 per cent of them want their children to go on to university, even though most did not have a higher education themselves, researchers at the Institute of Education, University of London, have found. […]
Children born to younger mothers may need additional government support if they are to fulfil their potential, a new report suggests.
A recently published Briefing by the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS), analysing data from the Millennium Cohort Study, shows that while cohabiting parents are more likely to separate than married ones, there is little evidence that marriage per se is the cause of greater stability between parents.
A new study, published this week by the Institute of Fiscal Studies, concludes that young children’s cognitive or social and emotional development does not appear to be significantly affected by the formal marital status of their parents.
Babies in minority ethnic groups are more likely to be breastfed and less likely to have mothers who smoke than white UK babies, according to new findings from the Centre for Longitudinal Studies, Institute of Education…
Having children from a previous partner does not affect the stability of future relationships, according to new research from the Institute of Education.
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